Fixtures and receptacles shall be appropriate to the environment in which they are installed. The height of switches (and distance from entry) and receptacles from floor, and spacing of receptacles one from the next, shall be in compliance with the City Electrical Code. All light fixtures will be made operable by use of fluorescent bulbs and all switches are to be located adjacent to room entry door as feasible.
1104a. Light Fixture: Install a ceiling or wall-type electric light fixture, controlled as specified either by a pull chain, wall switch or two „three way‟ wall switches.
1104b. Receptacle Outlet: Install ceiling or a wall-type convenience receptacle outlet, controlled by a wall switch and as specified either ungrounded or grounded.
1104c. Ventilation Fan: Install Energy Star power vented fans that exhaust to the exterior. As feasible, run through roof vs. side wall. Ventilation fan to be controlled by wall switch. As specified, provide with or without a light.
All kitchens shall conform to the requirement of the NEC, based on the size and layout of each kitchen. All kitchens shall have a minimum of three 20-ampere circuits and all convenience outlets shall be of the
grounded type and/or GFCI where applicable.
All bathrooms shall contain one separate GFCI type convenience outlet adjacent to the washbowl, not attached or connected to any lighting fixture. The control for the lighting fixture shall be a wall switch.
New outlets shall be on a separate circuit.
When installing new receptacle outlets installed in any area, excepting bathrooms, kitchen, laundry room
or garage; contractor shall install Arc-fault type receptacles, circuits, and breakers, per Electrical code.
1108 BASEMENT Basements shall be wired for a minimum of one switched lighting fixture per 200 square feet or a fraction
thereof of area. There shall be a minimum of one GFCI outlet in any unfinished area.
Concealed wiring, to code, will be used in ceilings, floors, and walls with all plugs and switches flush. The use of wire mold or exposed conduit is not to be regularly used in habitable rooms unless agreed
upon by the owner and this office.
HOUSE ENTRY LIGHTING FIXTURES
All house entries will have an exterior light controlled by an interior wall switch.
Receptacle outlets installed in or on open porches, breezeways, garages, utility rooms shall be of the grounded type, and shall be GFCI with a weatherproof cover if they can be reached when standing on the
ground or have stairs leading to the ground.
Update wiring to include service, removal of all old unnecessary wiring, fixtures, switches and outlets so as to comply with the latest adopted City Electrical Code and to be properly inspected and passed by the
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